The Economics of Sports / Edition 5

The Economics of Sports / Edition 5

ISBN-10:
0133022927
ISBN-13:
9780133022926
Pub. Date:
01/22/2013
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
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Overview

The Economics of Sports / Edition 5

For undergraduate courses in sports economics, this book introduces core economic concepts developed through examples from the sports industry.

The sports industry provides a seemingly endless set of examples from every area of microeconomics, giving students the opportunity to study economics in a context that holds their interest. The Economics of Sports explores economic concepts and theory of industrial organization, public finance, and labor economics in the context of applications and examples from American and international sports.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780133022926
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 01/22/2013
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 462
Sales rank: 532,317
Product dimensions: 7.50(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

1. Economics and Sports 2. Review of the Economist's Arsenal 3. Sports Franchises as Profit-Maximizing FirmsIntroduction 4. Monopoly and Antitrust 5. Competitive Balance 6. The Public Finance of Sports: Who Benefits and How? 7. The Public Finance of Sports: Who Pays and Why?Introduction 8. An Introduction to Labor Markets in Professional Sports 9. Labor Market Imperfections 10. Discrimination 11. The Economics of Amateurism and College Sports

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